Corruption arrests: A show of teeth and a boost of confidence


POSTED ON: October 6, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Arrests of those associated with state capture is an initial, but significant, milestone in rebuilding faith in SA and its economy,

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President Ramaphosa continuing the “good fight”


POSTED ON: September 3, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

As business, we will stand behind the president and support the “good fight” against corruption.

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Ramaphosa’s fight against corruption needs support, not rebuke


POSTED ON: September 1, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We are encouraged that the president is seizing the moment, taking a hardline stance against corruption, which has ruffled feathers within his party.

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A lesson in transparency and trust


POSTED ON: August 27, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

It is important that government keep the nation informed on the reasons for its decisions. This will breathe confidence into the ability of the state.

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Setting the tone against corruption


POSTED ON: August 25, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

It’s only after we win the battle against corruption that recovery plans can find proper grounding.

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Another resignation at an SOE a cause for concern


POSTED ON: July 23, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The CEOs of SOEs have to reform them. That’s their function and they need to be backed if SOEs are going to be part of the solution to the deepening economic recession.

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Shift on state ownership welcome, but let’s avoid heavy ‘guidance’


POSTED ON: June 2, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

SA will see a return of badly needed fixed investment only if the state creates an environment that is conducive for businesses to thrive and to grow inclusively. Dabbling in prescribed assets or fiddling with the independence of the Reserve Bank will not rebuild confidence.

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Lockdown, the only intervention …


POSTED ON: March 26, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Tonight we head into a first in South Africa’s young history, with the entire population being placed under lockdown for our greater good.

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Urgent implementation required on positive Sona messages


POSTED ON: February 19, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

President Cyril Ramaphosa gave a positive SONA 2020 with some real plans to deal with our economic problems. The challenge is implementation.

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Reserve Bank nationalisation: a political debate that won’t die


POSTED ON: October 18, 2019 IN , , by Admin

The loss of unambiguous independence of the bank in its oversight of financial stability would potentially put South Africa at odds with international obligations and risk its continued access to the global financial system. SA is highly dependent on foreign capital inflows to finance its budget and current account deficits.

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